I’m an English teacher and an old copy editor. If I taught at Hogwarts, my Boggart — a shapeshifter that assumes the form of your deepest fear — would probably look a whole lot like a typo.
With that in mind, here is the email I received a couple of weeks ago:
As Professor Lupin would say: Riddikulus.
In case you’re wondering, this was a scam.
I think I know who sent the email, though:
On the up side, this will make a great basis for a mini-lesson on why spelling is important. Thanks for the teachable moment, suckers.